Congresses and Docs

Memorandum of Political Alternative, an updated version of 1.03.2019

Memorandum of Political Alternative

YABLOKO's Ten Key Programme Issues


YABLOKO's Political Platform Adopted by the 15th Congress, June 21, 2008

The 18th Congress of YABLOKO

RUSSIA DEMANDS CHANGES! Electoral Program for 2011 Parliamentary Elections.

Key resolutions by the Congress:

On Stalinism and Bolshevism
Resolution. December 21, 2009

On Anti-Ecological Policies of Russia’s Authorities. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 253, December 24, 2009

On the Situation in the Northern Caucasus. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 252, December 24, 2009


YABLOKO’s Political Committee: Russian state acts like an irresponsible business corporation conducting anti-environmental policies


Overcoming bolshevism and stalinism as a key factor for Russia¦µ™s transformation in the 21st century


On Russia's Foreign Policies. Political Committee of hte YABLOKO party. Statement, June 26, 2009


On Iran’s Nuclear Problem Resolution by the Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 6, 2009


Anti-Crisis Proposals (Housing-Roads-Land) of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO. Handed to President Medvedev by Sergei Mitrokhin on June 11, 2009

Brief Outline of Sergei Mitrokhin’s Report at the State Council meeting. January 22, 2010


Assessment of Russia’s Present Political System and the Principles of Its Development. Brief note for the State Council meeting (January 22, 2010) by Dr.Grigory Yavlinsky, member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee. January 22, 2010


Address of the YABLOKO party to President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 9, 2009


The 17th Congress of YABLOKO




The 16th Congress of Yabloko

Photo by Sergei Loktionov

The 12th congress of Yabloko

The 11th congress of Yabloko

The 10th congress of Yabloko

Moscow Yabloko
Yabloko for Students
St. Petersburg Yabloko
Khabarovsk Yabloko
Irkutsk Yabloko
Kaliningrad Yabloko(eng)
Novosibirsk Yabloko
Rostov Yabloko
Yekaterinburg Yabloko
(Sverdlovsk Region)

Krasnoyarsk Yabloko
Ulyanovsk Yabloko
Tomsk Yabloko
Tver Yabloko(eng)
Penza Yabloko
Stavropol Yabloko

Action of Support





Programme by candidate for the post of Russian President Grigory Yavlinsky. Brief Overview

My Truth

Grigory Yavlinsky at Forum 2000, Prague, 2014

YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014

Grigory Yavlinsky : “If you show the white feather, you will get fascism”

Grigory Yavlinsky: a coup is started by idealists and controlled by rascals

The Road to Good Governance

Risks of Transitions. The Russian Experience

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian coup of August 1991

A Male’s Face of Russia’s Politics

Black Sea Palaces of the New Russian Nomenklatura


The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Nest One)

by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky

On the results of the Conference “Migration: International Experience and Russia’s Problems” conducted by the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (the ALDE party)

Moscow, April 6, 2013

International Conference "Youth under Threat of Extremism and Xenophobia. A Liberal Response"
conducted jointly by ELDR and YABLOKO. Moscow, April 21, 2012. Speeches, videos, presentations

What does the opposition want: to win or die heroically?
Moskovsky Komsomolets web-site, July 11, 2012. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Yulia Kalinina.

Building a Liberal Europe - the ALDE Project

By Sir Graham Watson

Lies and legitimacy
The founder of the Yabloko Party analyses the political situation. Article by Grigory Yavlinsky on radio Svoboda. April 6, 2011

Algorithms for Opposing Gender Discrimination: the International and the Russian Experience

YABLOKO and ELDR joint conference

Moscow, March 12, 2011

Reform or Revolution

by Vladimir Kara-Murza

Is Modernisation in Russia Possible? Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky and Boris Titov by Yury Pronko, "The Real Time" programme, Radio Finam, May 12, 2010

Grigory Yavlinsky's interview to Vladimir Pozner. The First Channel, programme "Pozner", April 20, 2010 (video and transcript)

Overcoming the Totalitarian Past: Foreign Experience and Russian Problems by Galina Mikhaleva. Research Centre for the East European Studies, Bremen, February 2010.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Vote for the people you know, people you can turn for help. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper, October 8, 2009

Grigory Yavlinsky: no discords in the tandem. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Radio Liberty
September 22, 2009

A Credit for Half a Century. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Natalia Bekhtereva, Radio Russia, June 15, 2009

Sergei Mitrokhin's Speech at the meeting with US Preseident Barack Obama. Key Notes, Moscow, July 7, 2009

Mitrokhin proposed a visa-free regime between Russia and EU at the European liberal leaders meeting
June 18, 2009

by Grigory Yavlinsky

European Union chooses Grigory Yavlinsky!
Your vote counts!

Reforms that corrupted Russia
By Grigory Yavlinsky, Financial Times (UK), September 3, 2003

Grigory Yavlinsky: "It is impossible to create a real opposition in Russia today."
Moskovsky Komsomolets, September 2, 2003

Alexei Arbatov: What Should We Do About Chechnya?
Interview with Alexei Arbatov by Mikhail Falaleev
Komsomolskaya Pravda, November 9, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: Our State Does Not Need People
Novaya Gazeta,
No. 54, July 29, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: The Door to Europe is in Washington
Obschaya Gazeta, May 16, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's speech.
March 11, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's Lecture at the Nobel Institute
Oslo, May 30, 2000



Yabloko: Liberals in Russia

By Alexander Shishlov, July 6, 2009

Position on Some Important Strategic Issues of Russian-American Relations

Moscow, July 7, 2009

The Embrace of Stalinism

By Arseny Roginsky, 16 December 2008

Nuclear Umbrellas and the Need for Understanding: IC Interview With Ambassador Lukin
September 25, 1997

Would the West’s Billions Pay Off?
Los Angeles Times
By Grigory Yavlinsky and Graham Allison
June 3, 1991

Archive for 'Environmental Policies'

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko raised 71.000 roubles at the auction in support of those persecuted for political reasons

Press Release, 13.03.2023 Photo by the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko On 11 March, the Chelyabinsk branch of the Yabloko party together with the “You Are Not Alone 74” project, held a charity auction in support of those persecuted for political reasons in the South Urals. During the auction, 49 lots were sold for a total […]

The Yabloko branch in Udmurtia has managed to achieve a revision the positive decision of the state expertise on the disposal of extremely hazardous waste in the Kambarka plant

Press Release, 2.03.2023 Photo: Iya Boronina connecting with the Moscow City Court / Photo from the personal archive On 27 February, the Moscow City Court, as a court of appeal, held hearings on the claim of Iya Boronina, Chair of the Yabloko branch in Udmurtia, against the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage […]

The Parliament of Karelia rejected the Yabloko bill on the return of environmental expertise for nature reserves in the region

Press Release, 27.01.2023 Photo: Deforestation near Savin Navolok Park, Petrozavodsk / Photo by the Karelian Yabloko The Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Karelia at its meeting on 26 January rejected Yabloko’s bill on the return of the mandatory environmental impact assessment of natural reserves in the region. Earlier, a similar bill by Yabloko, supported […]

Current and former Moscow municipal deputies opened public receptions to help Muscovites

Press Release, 28.11.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 26 November Yabloko launched the Public Reception “Our Moscow” project. Yabloko party deputies of different convocations of the Moscow City Duma and municipal councils of Moscow districts, as well as candidates for deputies from Yabloko and civil activists. According to the results of the September […]

Dmitry Rybakov, environmentalist and deputy from Yabloko, on the results of environmental studies: Petrozavodsk is polluted with heavy metals

Press Release, 21.11.2022 Photo: Dmitry Rybakov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Dmitry Rybakov, a Yabloko deputy of the Petrozavodsk City Council, announced the results of geoecological studies of Petrozavodsk, Karelia, the standing Committee of the Council for Healthcare, Environment and Social Development. The study was conducted by the Institute of Geology of the […]

The Moscow City Duma Commission to consider Sergei Mitrokhin’s bill on the ecological expertise of the specially protected natural areas

Press Release, 16.11.2022 Photo: Sergei Mitrokhin with municipal candidates from Yabloko inspects the improvement of the Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo park, August 2022 / Photo: Screenshot of the inspection video On 17 November, the Moscow City Duma will conduct a meeting of the Commission on Environmental Policy, which will consider a draft resolution of the Moscow City Duma […]

The 6th Alexei Yablokov Readings took place in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 27.10.2022 Photo: The participants of the 6th Alexei Yablokov Readings, members of the Yabloko party /Photo by the St. Petersburg regional branch of the Yabloko party On 26 October, the 6th Alexei Yablokov Readings dedicated to the memory of Alexei Yablokov, environmental scientist and politician who headed the Green Russia faction of the […]

State Duma candidate Yelena Izotova, who was not admitted to the parliamentary elections in 2021, disputes in the Supreme Court “involvement in an extremist organisation”

Press Release, 19.09.2022 Photo: Yelena Izotova (left) and Gulnaz Ravilova / Photo from social media Yelena Izotova, a member of the Council of the regional branch of the Yabloko party in Tatarstan and a Yabloko candidate for deputy of the State Duma in 2021, filed a complaint with the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation […]

Anna Cherepanova to participate in the competition for the post of Novgorod Mayor on 21 September

Press Release, 16.09.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova’s programme On 21 September, the day of the birth of Russian statehood, a competition for the post of Mayor will be held in Novgorod. Anna Cherepanova, Chairwoman of the Novgorod branch of the Yabloko party, will take part in it.

Yabloko deputies in Petrozavodsk City Council applied to the Public Prosecutor’s Office because of cutting of forest area in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, with the permission of the authorities

Press Release, 15.07.2022 Photo: A logged area near the Savin Navolok Park, Petrozavodsk / Photo by the Karelian Yabloko Press Service The Yabloko faction in the Petrozavodsk City Council sent an appeal to the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Karelia, asking to conduct an inspection in connection with the cutting down of woods […]

A court in Belgorod brought in a verdict of not guilty in a case against a Yabloko activist who started a picket against the destruction of the trolleybus network

Press Release, 8.07.2022 Photo: Ilya Kostyukov / Photo by Victoria Litvin The Oktyabrsky Court of Belgorod acquitted Ilya Kostyukov, an activist of the Yabloko party, who was accused by police of participating in an unpermitted mass public rally.

Moscow City Duma MP Sergei Mitrokhin fined 200,000 roubles for repeated violation of the rules for holding rallies

Press Release, 2.06.2022 Photo: Sergei Mitrokhin / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Sergei Mitrokhin, MP of the Moscow City Duma, was fined 200,000 roubles for repeated violation of the rules for holding rallies (Article 20.2, Part 8 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). The decision was made today by the Khamovniki Court of Moscow.

Sergei Mitrokhin, MP of the Moscow City Duma, will be tried for “arbitrariness” in protecting the interests of Moscow residents

Press Release, 1.06.2022 Photo: Sergei Mitrokhin in the police station / Photo from social networks On 31 May, police detained Sergei Mitrokhin, a Yabloko MP of the Moscow City Duma, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party and an ex Chairman of Yabloko, during his meeting with residents of the Khamovniki […]

Well-known environmental expert and human rights defender turns 70! Congratulations to Alexander Nikitin on his anniversary

Congratulations, 16.05.2022 Photo from Alexander Nikitin’s personal archive The 16 of May marks the 70th anniversary of Alexander Konstantinovich Nikitin, Chairman of the Board of the Bellona Environmental Human Rights Centre and Deputy Chairman of the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Alexander Nikitin on his anniversary.

Three Yabloko party members were included into the ranking of public activists of the Krasnodar Territory

Press Release, 08.02.2022 Photo: Alexander Biryukov, Alexander Korovainy, and Sofia Pilyukova / Photo from social networks Alexander Korovayny, a former deputy of the Yeisk District Council from the Yabloko party, Alexander Biryukov, a Yabloko member and Deputy Chairman of the North Caucasus Environmental Watch, and Sofia Pilyukova, a public activist and a Yabloko volunteer in […]

The offices of the ex-candidate for the State Duma from Yabloko Oleg Mandrykin were searched

Press Release, 9.02.2022 Photo: Oleg Mandrykin and Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov (left). / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service All the offices of the real estate agency Variant in Severodvinsk, the Arkhangelsk region, headed by Oleg Mandrykin, one of the leaders of the STOP-SHIES coalition [a public movement against organisation of a giant landfill instead […]

Albert Khusainov: the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko marked International Human Rights Day with pickets and a meeting of human rights defenders

Albert Khusainov’s blog post, 13.12.2021 Photo: Albert Khusainov / Photo by the Press Service of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko The Bashkirian branch of the Yabloko party held a meeting of party members and non-partisan civil activists in connection with the anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human […]

The Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Maxim Kruglov MP on urban policies

Press Release, 29.11.2021 Photo: Maxim Kruglov / Photo by the Press Service of the Moscow City Duma On Thursday, 2 December, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture by Maxim Kruglov, head of the Yabloko party faction in the Moscow City Duma and candidate of political sciences. The topic of the lecture is “Urban […]

Yabloko representatives took part in the Fifth Alexei Yablokov Readings dedicated to the protection of environment

Press Release 27.10.2021 Photo: Environmental journalist Tatiana Artyomova, Nikolai Rybakov and the leader of the Separate Collection movement Tatiana Nagorskaya. / Photo by the Yabloko party Press Service On 27 October, the Fifth Alexei Yablokov Readings were held in St. Petersburg. This is an annual event in memory of Alexei Vladimirovich Yablokov (1933 – 2017), […]

The Ryazan branch of Yabloko: construction permit granted by the authorities to developers in Yesenin street in Ryazan is a direct deception of residents in the interests of the oligarch Koskin

Press Release, 20.10.2021 Photo by the Ryazan branch of Yabloko Despite the numerous promises of the authorities to achieve a revision of the project for the development of the territory by the Bars shopping centre in Yesenina street in Ryazan, the developer was issued a building permit, and preparatory works began. The project was not […]